IMDb > Bob Newhart > News
Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDesk
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDesk
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb



2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 1998 | 1997

10 items from 2017


Dave Chappelle stand-up specials review: 'More interested in re-litigating the past'

22 March 2017 12:40 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The comedian’s two specials on Netflix have their moments, but for one of the most revered stand-ups of his era the material is often disappointingly flat

There is a mystique that surrounds everything Dave Chappelle does. When his groundbreaking sketch series Chappelle’s Show became a sensation in the early 2000s, he became a superstar; when he walked away from a $50m deal with Comedy Central, he became an enigma, dogged by rumors of drugs and mental breakdowns. When he re-emerged on the stand-up scene in 2013, fans and critics followed his career with breathless excitement. In an era where comedians have become so accessible that they regularly bare their souls on podcasts, he’s remained aloof.

Related: Dave Chappelle's return and the state of African American standup comedy

Anyone can get a laugh out of a dick joke; someone supposedly making $60m for three hours of comedy needs »

- Elise Czajkowski

Permalink | Report a problem


Bob Newhart Likes to Encourage Newcomers

7 February 2017 8:25 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bob Newhart started out as a standup, and scored massive, award-winning hits with his groundbreaking comedy records. That was before he became a comedy and TV legend, having starred in 1970s hit sitcom “The Bob Newhart Show” and 1980s comedic staple “Newhart” as a Chicago therapist and a New England innkeeper, respectively. While he scored his first Emmy nomination as a writer for the 1962 “The Bob Newhart Show,” incredibly, Newhart didn’t win an Emmy until the 2013 season of “Big Bang Theory” as a guest actor. Although known best for his TV work, he was a memorable Papa Elf in 2003 holiday classic “Elf.” Newhart’s first mention in a Variety was in a review on March 18, 1959, of “Chicago Nightline.” The critic didn’t like the show, but liked him, saying he “has given ample evidence that he can become the No. 1 funnyman on local channels.”

 

How did you get on “Chicago Nightline”?

Dan Sorkin, a »

- Shalini Dore

Permalink | Report a problem


From TV Star to Executive: Mary Tyler Moore’s Most Iconic Moments

26 January 2017 6:18 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Mary Tyler Moore never set out to be one of the pioneers of television, but with her warmth and comedic chops, she cemented a legacy for generations of fans thanks to her groundbreaking work in the medium, both onscreen and behind the camera. Moore died on Wednesday from a cardiopulmonary arrest after contracting pneumonia, her publicist confirmed to Et. She was 80.  

Moore first rose to prominence on The Dick Van Dyke Show, playing the slightly daffy wife to Van Dyke’s TV writer character from 1961-66. She then branched out on her own with The Mary Tyler Moore Show, on which she became a feminist icon as a single, working woman. During the show’s run, from 1970 to 1977, she was nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series every year and won a total of three awards. 

After her eponymous show ended, Moore deftly moved into films and Broadway shows, working with the »

Permalink | Report a problem


Jimmy Fallon Recalls Watching The Mary Tyler Moore Show Growing Up: She Was Like ‘Part of My Family’

26 January 2017 6:16 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Mary Tyler Moore‘s regular presence on television throughout the ’60s and ’70s made her one of Hollywood’s most beloved actresses — and allowed fans to truly feel a connection with her.

During Wednesday evening’s episode of The Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon took a moment to pay a tribute to the late star, who died Wednesday at the age of 80. A source told People she had been on a ventilator and had been hospitalized with pneumonia due to complications from her diabetes.

“We’re all really saddened today to hear about the passing of Mary Tyler Moore. She »

- Aurelie Corinthios

Permalink | Report a problem


Exclusive: Bob Newhart Reflects on Mary Tyler Moore's 'Groundbreaking' Television Legacy

25 January 2017 7:40 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Bob Newhart is opening up about his memories of the late Mary Tyler Moore and how the pioneering actress changed the television landscape forever.

"She was a great comedic actress," the sitcom icon shared while sitting down with Et's Nischelle Turner at his home in Los Angeles on Wednesday, where he reflected on the many ways Moore's beloved 1970s sitcom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, was unlike anything audiences had seen before.

"I remember there was one scene, it was Nanette Fabray, [who played] Mary's mother, and my father-in-law Bill [Quinn] played her father," Newhart recounted. "Nanette turned around and said to the two of them, 'Don't forget your pill.' And Bill said, ‘I won't,' and Mary said, 'I won't' and it was like, 'Whoa! Why would she be taking a pill?' It was really groundbreaking."

Watch: Dick Van Dyke Mourns Mary Tyler Moore's Death: 'There Are No Words'

According to the 87-year-old screen legend, who knew »

Permalink | Report a problem


Bob Newhart on How Mary Tyler Moore Hid Her Private Pain

25 January 2017 5:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Bob Newhart has the utmost respect for late actress Mary Tyler Moore, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 80.

Although the Emmy-winning star faced numerous physical and emotional battles throughout her life — including diabetes, alcoholism and the death of her son — fellow actor Newhart, 87, remembers the Mary Tyler Moore show leading lady as only being cheerful and positive.

“She lost her son. I never saw that side of her — I never saw her when she wasn’t up and smiling. She never let show,” the Bob Newhart Show star tells People about the death of Moore’s son, Richie, »

- christinadugan

Permalink | Report a problem


Mary Tyler Moore Dead at 80, Remembered as 'Visionary Who Turned the World on With Her Smile'

25 January 2017 11:46 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Mary Tyler Moore, star of The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, died on Wednesday. She was 80.The beloved icon passed away “in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine,” Moore’s longtime rep, Mara Buxbaum, said in a statement. “A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”

It had been reported early Wednesday that the TV icon was in a Connecticut hospital in critical condition. TMZ noted that, »

Permalink | Report a problem


Mary Tyler Moore, TV Icon, Dies at 80

25 January 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Television great Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved star of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died Wednesday in Connecticut, her publicist confirmed. She was 80.

“Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine,” read the statement from Mara Buxbaum, her longtime rep. “A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”

The vivacious brunette performer transformed the image of women on television first as Van Dyke’s sexy, vulnerable wife Laura Petrie and then as single career girl Mary Richards in her own series. Her work in the two series brought Moore five Emmy Awards, in 1965, 1966, 1973, 1974 and 1976. She won another Emmy for 1993 TV special “Stolen Babies.”

Moore »

- Carmel Dagan

Permalink | Report a problem


Mary Tyler Moore, TV Icon, Dies at 80

25 January 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Television great Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved star of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died Wednesday in Connecticut, her publicist confirmed. She was 80.

“Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine,” read the statement from Mara Buxbaum, her longtime rep. “A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”

The vivacious brunette performer transformed the image of women on television first as Van Dyke’s sexy, vulnerable wife Laura Petrie and then as single career girl Mary Richards in her own series. Her work in the two series brought Moore five Emmy Awards, in 1965, 1966, 1973, 1974 and 1976. She won another Emmy for 1993 TV special “Stolen Babies. »

- Carmel Dagan

Permalink | Report a problem


Legendary Actress Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80

25 January 2017 11:41 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Mary Tyler Moore, who played TV’s first sexy housewife and then a single, career woman who could turn the world on with her smile and toss her hat in the air like no other, died on Wednesday. She was 80.

Her longtime rep issued a statement to People: “Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine. A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile. »

- nstonepeople

Permalink | Report a problem


2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 1998 | 1997

10 items from 2017


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners